Corzano

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Corzano
Comune
Comune di Corzano
Corzano within the Province of Brescia
Corzano within the Province of Brescia
Corzano is located in Italy
Corzano
Corzano
Location of Corzano in Italy
Coordinates: 45°27′N 10°1′E / 45.450°N 10.017°E / 45.450; 10.017Coordinates: 45°27′N 10°1′E / 45.450°N 10.017°E / 45.450; 10.017
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Bargnano, Meano, Montegiardino
Area
 • Total 12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 101 m (331 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,397
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Corzanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25030
Dialing code 030
Website Official website

Corzano is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. As of 2011 its population was 1,397.[1]

History[edit]

The name Corzano is derived from the Roman family name Curtius. In the 15th century the Avogadro family built a castle in the village Meano, which is part of the comune. It was part of the Republic of Venice until its dissolution at the end of the 18th century.[2]

Geography[edit]

Corzano is located at 45°26' North, 10°0' West[3] approximately 100 metres (330 ft) above sea level.[4] The bordering municipalities are Barbariga, Brandico, Comezzano-Cizzago, Dello, Longhena, Pompiano and Trenzano.

Corzano counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Bargnano, Meano and Montegiardino. The last one was an autonomous municipality until 1797.[5]

Demographics[edit]

The 2001 census gives the population as 980 people, composed of 359 families.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ History of Corzano
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ Corzano, retrieved 2007-09-19 
  5. ^ (Italian) Comune of Montegiardino (Cultural property of Lombardy website)
  6. ^ City of Corzano, retrieved 2007-09-19 

External links[edit]

Media related to Corzano at Wikimedia Commons